From Counting to Calculus – Homeschool Math

Finishing Strong Starting Gently Last week I talked about my somewhat unusual position of graduating my first homeschool student this spring, and starting my (presumably) last student in Kindergarten this coming fall. David, my senior, is a math natural. But teaching him math was not without struggles. In fact, there were many battles fought over math.These included …

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Tapestry of Grace vs Sonlight Curriculum Comparison

Are you trying to decide between Tapestry of Grace and Sonlight? Here is a Tapestry of Grace vs Sonlight Curriculum Comparison. Both programs provide tremendous exposure to literature. In addition, they both integrate history, geography, and Bible and each is written from a Christian perspective. Here are some major items to consider in comparing Sonlight to …

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Giving Your Children Wings Without Losing Yours

Homeschool moms are busy. We have a lot to manage with educating children, laundry, cooking, housework, and even jobs. I’ve seen homeschoolers proudly announce that they have mountains of laundry to fold piled on the couch, or if someone comes to their house they have to run through the house wildly hiding piles of books and other clutter. …

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Keeping Track of Library Books – No More Fines

Everyone knows that homeschoolers love the library. And sometimes they share their record-breaking library overdue fines. Whenever this happens, there are some who mention that they have stopped using the library because they have spent more money on fines than would have to buy books. While I am a huge advocate of having a large home library, I …

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Missing Art? Tips for Adding Art into Your Homeschool

Disclosure: Post contains affiliate links. This week’s topic for the Virtual Curriculum Fair is Seeking Beauty: The Arts. Our hosts areSusan @ Homeschooling Hearts & Minds  and Lisa @ Golden Grasses. Even though I’ve participated in the Virtual Curriculum Fair for several years, I have never written on this topic. The simple reason is that I have …

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